Leadership Team

Rob Hirschfeld and Greg Altaus have established RackN to deliver next generation provisioning software with a unique culture of “plumbers” who feel at home in the details and aren’t afraid to do what needs to be done.

We are always looking for more talent as we grow our company, send your information to info@rackn.com for future consideration. At this time, we are only accepting resumes for candidates that can work in the US without additional assistance.

Rob Hirschfeld

Founder, CEO

And co-host of the L8istSh9y Podcast

Rob has been in the cloud and infrastructure space for nearly 15 years and has done everything from working with early ESX betas to serving four terms on the OpenStack Foundation Board and as an executive at Dell. As a co-founder of the Digital Rebar project, Rob created a new generation of DevOps orchestration to leverage the containers and service-oriented ops. He believes that the technology of running data centers and applications on cloud is just part of the bigger story (Rob’s Blog). He trained as an Industrial Engineer and carries a passion for applying Lean and Agile processes to software delivery.

Rob has received degrees from Duke University and Louisiana State University. He currently lives in Austin, TX.

Greg Althaus

Founder, CTO

Greg holds several patents and in his current role as founder and CTO of RackN, he brings over 25 years of experience of designing, building, and delivering large systems involving networking, security, and system operations. Prior to RackN, Greg worked as lead architect for Dell in creating the Crowbar project that led to Digital Rebar and RackN. With stints at big companies (IBM, Dell, NetApp) and start-ups (TimesN, Mirage Networks, Newisys), Greg brings a wealth of experience in management and product leadership to RackN.

Greg is a native Texan and a proud graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.

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